So often, I have found that people try to compare themselves and their lives with others. The youth of today are always attempting to compare themselves with their peers, with movie stars and others; in fact, they use those words with their parents when they want to get something or gain a point. It has become an epidemic in the world—craving to keep up with what other possess. You will not be able to attain a true sense of
I remember the time when I listened to a news report discussing the prank call from the two Australian radio personalities who impersonated the Queen of England so that they could receive information about the hospitalized Princess. The woman nurse who answered the call from the pranksters killed herself over this matter; most probably because she felt as though she betrayed the dignity of her profession and the possible endangerment of the Princess. How sad! The lesson learned here is that everything has a consequence. Some may think that this is simply silliness at play or that they
I do not believe that most of us think about living a life of mediocrity but in truth that is exactly what is happening.
Are you one of those people who have made so many commitments that you are having a hard time keeping them? You have compromised your health and sacrificed your family life because you had a strong need to help others. You are a leader in your community but you fail your family. So how do you accomplish all the tasks that you feel committed to or are you in the danger zone in your life where you have lost control of your true purpose and chose to over-program
We have all heard those words before –“Life is a journey not a destination” but as I heard someone speak them again today, I realized that they finally sunk into the recesses of my mind and I found myself saying: “Yes—that is true!”.
Just yesterday I was part of a conversation where one of the women was expressing herself and her feelings of being bored. She spoke for some time about not having friends to share life’s experiences with or to do things to occupy her time now that she is in retirement. While she is still quite a young woman in her 50’s, she is searching for excitement, adventure and friendship. Just recently moving from one coast to another, as I have done, she is feeling that h
We spend too much time trying to get others approval, acceptance and love.
Just as in the story of Job in the bible, Our Heavenly Father allows the enemy to tempt and do all he can to trip us up. When we stay in faith and keep a good attitude, we can and will survive as we pass through the storm. We will, however, not only survive we will also start to thrive as we are also propelled into our greatness. When we choose to heal our lives in all areas,